In social media, as in politics, four years is an eternity.
That's an example of a tweetable thought -- pithy and likely to be shared -- that you find sprinkled throughout social media these days.
The mild pressure to come up with re-tweetable posts is just one of the ways things have changed for me social-media-wise since the 2008 election, the first U.S. presidential election where social media was part of the equation.
Here are eight developments worth noting:
1. Facebook: 2008 was, indeed, a long time ago. At the end of that August, Mark Zuckerberg announced that his service had crossed 100 million users, … Read more